Tag: preventative

Is it time to say goodbye? Discussion on Euthanasia

Is it time to say goodbye? Discussion on Euthanasia

For us as pet parents, no matter how well we take care of our fur babies, eventually it comes time to say goodbye. It is a very emotional time, and is very personal for each owner as well as each pet. Some of the most commonly asked questions are touched on in this blog.  If you have any questions or…

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“To potty pad or not to potty pad?” That is the question.

“To potty pad or not to potty pad?” That is the question.

To continue our blogs on potty training, here are a few thoughts on potty pads. (from the desk of Wendi, your friendly client coordinator!) At first, the idea of using potty pads seems like a great idea. Don’t do it. When a puppy has to go every 10 to 20 minutes while they are awake and playing it is difficult…

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Bringing Back the Old-Timey Feel to Modern Veterinary Medicine

Bringing Back the Old-Timey Feel to Modern Veterinary Medicine

Why does YOUR PET want you to choose a mobile vet? Have you ever noticed your pet shaking, shedding excessively, or panting when you sit in a veterinarian’s waiting or exam room? Does your cat yowl or have accidents in their cat carrier on the way to the vet’s office? Does your dog get over-excited about the other pets in…

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New Puppy Nutrition Recommendations

Did you get a new puppy? Congratulations!  Here at Blue Door Mobile Veterinary Services, we love puppies!  If you live in or near Portland, Oregon, we can help you get your puppy started the right way and help them live a long, healthy life.  Follow us to find out about your new family addition and how to treat them right.…

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Pets in Portland, Oregon Apartments

Do you have a dog or cat and live in an apartment complex or condo in the Pacific Northwest? Do you own or manage a pet-friendly home, pet-friendly condo or pet-friendly apartment complex in the Portland, OR metro area? We have a few recommendations for both of you: All pets should be on a veterinary recommended flea prevention product year-round.…

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What Makes our Mobile Veterinary Service Unique

    What Makes Our Mobile Service Unique?  Blue Door Veterinary Services is a veterinary practice like you have never seen before! Dr. Meridith Dawson, owner and veterinarian, operates our mobile veterinary unit in the greater Portland community, providing complete veterinary services to dogs and cats (and sometimes rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs and chickens). The mobile vet hospital is equipped…

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Hot Weather Safety Tips for Pets

Hot Weather Safety Tips for Pets

We all love spending the long, sunny days of summer outdoors with our furry companions, but being overeager in hot weather can spell danger. To prevent your pet from overheating, take these simple precautions provided by ASPCA experts: Visit the vet for a spring or early-summer checkup. Make sure your pets get tested for heartworm if they aren’t on year-round…

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Benefits of a Mobile Vet

For some pet owners, bringing a pet to the vet isn’t always convenient or even possible. Some pets—especially cats—dread car rides or being placed in a carrier. Or both. Some pets also get stressed out at the vet when they catch the scent of other animals and other unfamiliar scents of a place that’s not their home. If your pet…

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